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English Reference for sanbunnoichi (さんぶんのいち)

Kanji
Kana
さんぶんのいち
sanbunnoichi
Definitions
noun one third, a third part
Example sentences
One third of the population of that country cannot read
One-third of the six members were women
One third of the friends I grew up with are dead
Medicaid, a program originally created to provide medical care for poverty-level women and children, today spends almost a third of its budget on elderly people
Almost one-third of all office workers wear spectacles
The circulation of the newspaper is only one-third that of its competitor
Only one third of the members turned up at the meeting
One-third of the Earth's surface is desert
One-third of an apple is always given to our youngest daughter
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